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English definition of “qualification”

qualification

noun [C usually pl] (SKILL)   /ˌkwɑl·ə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
knowledge , skill , or some other characteristic that gives a person the ability or the right to do or have something: I assume my qualifications for the job will be considered along with theirs. A qualification is also a level of skill or ability that you have to achieve to be allowed to do something: Passing the advanced Red Cross life-saving course is a qualification for all our lifeguards .
(Definition of qualification noun (SKILL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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